Scientists Discover 400-Year-Old Greenland Shark Likely Born Around 1620 – Earthly Mission

1+ Researchers used radiocarbon dating of eye proteins to determine the ages of 28 Greenland sharks, and estimated that one female was about 400 years old. The former vertebrate record-holder was a bowhead whale estimated to be 211 years old. As lead author Julius Nielsen, a marine biologist from the University of Copenhagen, put it: … Continue reading Scientists Discover 400-Year-Old Greenland Shark Likely Born Around 1620 – Earthly Mission